This research has been conducted to study the trends of Blockchain activities in Africa and has resulted in the production of this practitioner report to enlighten the African public on Blockchain use cases, success stories, and future patterns of expectations on the technology.
Blockchain technology has been riddled in different quarters in Africa as a tool for Ponzi schemes and cryptocurrency scams. The level of ignorance on this technology is still relatively high in many parts of Africa and it is high time we experienced a change in narrative.
It is against the aforementioned that the Africa Blockchain Institute in partnership with the Algorand Foundation conducted continental-wide research with the aim to showcase the Blockchain activities across Africa by technology startup founders, Blockchain innovators and the technology ecosystem stakeholders.
Succinctly, the content of this report portrayed the following research objectives
Gain in-depth knowledge of the use of blockchain technology in Africa.
Bridge the knowledge gap between academic blockchain technology research and Industrial blockchain use and application.
Produce an African Blockchain Report that is data-rich and truly representative of the real situation of use cases, innovation and application of blockchain in Africa.